Union Pacific coal load passes through the downtown Elkhorn, NE, area on a bright April morning.
UP stack train changes tracks on its way south from Fremont to Valley.
Worked hard to get this one, chasing Amtrak 88 west towards Grand Junction. Pulled up to the tracks as the gates were coming down and asked the wife to lean back and shot this through the passenge... (more)
Patiently waiting for an eastbound UP we saw previously, we were surprised when a westbound Amtrak came streaking around the bend.
A three-meet! A short BNSF manifest led by 8297 is on the lower track (2) behind a coal load (not pictured-just ahead by a few hundred yards) led by 4907 while a northbound manifest on track 1 led... (more)
BNSF manifest led by an ol' yeller GP39 cuts through Hickman on its way south to Firth.
Southbound manifest brightens the bland April Nebraska landscape as it rolls through Roca.
BNSF Coal train heading south on the St. Joseph subdivision towards Firth, NE.
Amtrak 194 sits in Omaha, NE, with two key landmarks in the background: the Woodman Insurance building and Omaha's tallest building, the First National Bank building.
An eastbound coal train winds through the beautiful colors of ealry fall near Balfour, IA.
BNSF 8807 eases down after cresting one of the hills that challenge it on its way towards Red Oak.
BNSF 8807 continues east, working its way through the ups and downs west of Pacific Junction near Emerson.
Eastbound BNSF stack train passes a westbound as it works its way through the West Crookton area near old US-66.
Eastbound stack crosses the California desert alongside historic route 66, heading towards Topoc.
Eastbound BNSF stack led by 5014 crosses the Topock bridge, crossing from California into Arizona.